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The Best Dog Hiking Packs of 2019

After researching dog packs and analyzing hundreds of professional and customer reviews, we tested the most popular dog packs to find the best dog backpacks for hiking with your dog. With a specially-designed backpack for dogs, your pet can carry their own food, water, or poo-bags. We explain how easy it is to put on a dog hiking backpack, how much weight your dog can carry in its backpack, and how to choose a dog pack for your pet.

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The Best Cookpot for Backpacking

We researched and tested the most popular backpacking cooking pots—the ones that have multiple positive reviews in outdoor media as well as from happy customers. We found the best cookpots for backpacking including titanium pots, anodized aluminum cookware, stainless steel cooking pots, and camping cooksets. We considered cooking efficiency, heat distribution, and pots that were lightweight.

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The Best Camping Tents

To find the best camping tent, we analyzed hundreds of professional and customer reviews. We also relied on our own decade of experience running outdoor educational programs with kids and teenagers. Our research and experience pointed us towards the internet’s consensus on the best family camping tents and the best 4-person camping tents.

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The Best Satellite Messengers and Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) for 2019

We researched top professional and customer reviews on satellite messengers and Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs). We narrowed down a list of 26 units, down to the top six units that will serve most outdoor people’s weight, budget, battery life, and communication needs.

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The Best Backpacking Backpacks for 2019

We researched, tested, and used our own experience to find the best backpacks for backpacking. See our top picks for best overall, upgrade, high volume, heavy loads, budget, frameless, and budget frameless backpacks for multi-day trips in the backcountry.

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The Best Water Filters for Backpacking for 2019

We analyzed the best water filter and water purifier reviews to find the best way to keep your drinking water safe in the backcountry. Our research and experience pointed us towards the internet’s consensus on the best water filters for backpacking.

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